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Paciencia Ramos Ganutan

Posted On April 5th, 2015 -

March 1, 2015
Paciencia Ramos “Pacing” Ganutan, 77, of Waipahu, a Pagoda Hotel retiree, died in Waipahu. She was born in Bacsil North, Laoag City, Philippines. She is survived by husband Ambrocio, sons Roberto “Bobby” and Randy, daughter Marison, brother Florendo Ramos, sisters Lourdes Pascual and Maxima Padilla, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Wake service: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Agnes Lara Ramos

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March 13, 2015
Agnes Lara Ramos, 90, of Lahaina, a nurse, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by brother Joseph “Lomsey” Lara and sister Florence L. Makekau. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church. Services: 9:30 a.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. at Maria Lanakila Cemetery. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Tasi Alo Jr.

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March 9, 2015
Tasi Alo Jr., 87, of Honolulu, a supervisor for the 1st Circuit Detention Facility of the state Family Court and a Marine Corps veteran, died at home. He was born in Fagasa, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Maydelle; sons Tasi H., Jonli, Keni D. and Robin; daughter Dorothy Afuvai; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Team Hawaii Golden Age Games, 2752 Kaaha St., No. 205, Honolulu, HI 96826. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Nettie E. Johnson

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March 3, 2015
Nettie E. Johnson, 82, of Honolulu, died at Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Barbour County, Ala. She is survived by son Leon, daughter Bernadette and five grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 9 a.m. Inurnment: noon at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to Catholic Charities USA. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Jennifer Margaret Stiastny

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March 17, 2015
The Rev. Jennifer Margaret Stiastny, 64, of Honolulu, a reverend and a wedding business owner, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wigin, England. She is survived by husband Charles, daughters Chantal Nagy and Bianca Bennett and brother Colin Guy. Private scattering of ashes.

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Dorene Kau’ilani Lee Amina-Ako

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March 12, 2015
Dorene Kau’ilani Lee Amina-Ako, 57, of Waianae died at Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. She was born in Ewa Beach. She is survived by sons Manuel V. III, Maxwell V. and Malcolm V. Ako; Herman and Haena Kalani, Kaipo Amina-Kalani, Danson Flores-Ako, Likeke Kawa’a, Johnathan Kanui, Ramone K. Molina, Shane Batalona Sr. and William Joshua; daughters Miulang, Ku’uipo and Jubilee Amina, Jasmine Kealoha, Bernice and Aaliyah Joshua, Ku’ulei and Kauilani Kalani, Ashley Mainaaupo, Jessica Molina-Hoffman, Devin Ako and Arcenette Batalona; sisters Alice, Michelle, Stephanie and Lorraine Amina, Rina Kawa’a, Joyce Kahue and Tatiana Kaneholani; brothers John III and Hiram Amina, Daniel Kaneholani, Victor Kawa’a and Darren Dana; and 22 grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Celebration of life and scattering of ashes: noon April 11 at Cash & Carry, across from Maili 7-Eleven, 87-720 Farrington Highway, Waianae. Additional scattering of ashes: noon April 18 at Puako Paniau Beach. Blue and white aloha attire.

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Patricia Lucille Kamaka

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March 24, 2015
Patricia Lucille Kamaka, 70, of Waianae, a mailroom clerk, died at the Queen’s Medical Center West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Garrison and Michael Kamaka, and John K. and Patrick Oku; brothers Howard, Cranston, Bill and Jonathan Sr.; sisters Pua Torres and Jan Kalua; and 11 grandchildren. Services at a later date.

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Richard Kokichi Uehara

Posted On April 4th, 2015 -

March 5, 2015
Richard Kokichi Uehara, 95, of Newport News, Va., formerly of Honolulu, a retired sous chef, died in Newport News. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughter Karen Inn, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: noon Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Inurnment services to follow at the cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Randall John Aquino

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March 27, 2015
Randall John “Randy” Aquino, 62, of Wahiawa, an electronic technician, electrician and an Army veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Mihee Won; son Dale J.; daughters Kelli C. Aquino, Vhonda Lee Mann and Rainna R. Barnett; sister Tina; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. No services. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Francis Kaleookalani Kealoha

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Feb. 26, 2015
Francis Kaleookalani Kealoha, also known as “Kaleo” and “D.D.,” 81, of Haleiwa died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Michael, Dane and Derrick; brother Eugene K.; sisters LaVaina L. Brown, Janet L. Silva and Doris K. Ibarra; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. April 11 at Black Pot Beach Park, Hanalei, Kauai. Updated information for an obituary published March 6.

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Helen K.Y. Wong

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March 12, 2015
Helen K.Y. Wong, 90, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Clayton Y.O. and Douglas Y.K., daughter Gloria N.H. Shoda, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services at noon. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Harry Jenshin Arakawa

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March 5, 2015
Harry Jenshin Arakawa, 95, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. government packer for the Kapalama Military Reservation, a retired state custodian for Kaneohe Civic Center and an Army veteran, died at Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by son Calvin S., daughters Judy L. Watanabe and Sharon K. Sato, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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James Tadashi Kimoto

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March 21, 2015
James Tadashi Kimoto, 87, of Honolulu, a business and music teacher for the state Department of Education and an Army veteran, died at Ke Aloha Care Home. He was born in Waimea, Hawaii. He is survived by son Gregory J.; daughter Shari Kimoto-Kaauwai; sisters Michelle Tanaka, and Ellen and Katherine Kimoto; and three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Mary Helen Wuscher

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March 15, 2015
Mary Helen Wuscher, 87, of Kaneohe, a travel agent at Koolau Travel, will be remembered in a Mass 11:45 a.m. Tuesday at St. Ann’s Church. She died in Kaneohe. She was born in New York. She is survived by sons Kevin, John and Thomas; daughter Mary Jo Kapahu; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Loretta Veronica Baptiste

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March 5, 2015
Loretta Veronica Baptiste, 82, of Kailua, a retired J.C. Penney sales associate, died in Kailua. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by sons Carl A. and Bruce A., sister Ernestine Rapoza, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Tsugino Kouchi

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March 27, 2015
Tsugino “Jean” Kouchi, 88, of Hilo, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughter Beverly Barlongo, son Don, sister Margie Shigeoka, brother Shigeto Narikawa, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. In lieu of flowers and monetary offerings, donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo.

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Marcelina N. Bunao

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March 23, 2015
Marcelina N. Bunao, 96, of Lihue, a homemaker, died. She was born in Santa Ignacia, Tarlac, Philippines. She is survived by daughter Gloria Gacusan and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. April 19 at Kauai Veterans Center, Lihue. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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Eileen Marie Krueger

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March 29, 2015
Eileen Marie Krueger, 78, of Kailua-Kona, a former security guard and luggage controller for Roberts Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Trenton, N.J. She is survived by companion Edward Kapu, son James, daughters Natalie Kent and Debbie Krueger, sister Nancy Gregorio and a grandchild. Private services.

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Donna F. Carone

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March 18, 2015
Donna F. “Dee Dee” Carone, 75, of Honolulu, a health care service coordinator, died. She was born in California. She is survived by son Tony, daughter Penny Kennedy, sister Betty Rhodes, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 3:30 p.m. April 12 at Kauhale Kakaako, 6th floor recreation room, 860 Halekauwila St. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society Hawaii Pacific or Hawaii Alcoholics Anonymous. Contact Penny at 392-1787.

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Susan Marie La Pointe

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March 15, 2015
Susan Marie La Pointe, 60, of Hilo, a former teacher’s aide, died at Pohai Malama. She was born in Oregon. No known survivors. No services.

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Shizue Uehara Correa

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March 25, 2015
Shizue Uehara Correa, 89, of Kailua, a hotel housekeeping inspector, died at Pohai Nani Care Center. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by brother Shozo Uehara; and sisters Kiyo Arai, Miyo Wada, Yoshie Nakamoto, Reiko Honda and Mayumi Komine. Services: 12:30 p.m. April 13 at Lani Huli Community Room, 25 Aulike St., Kailua. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice.

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Joe Duck Lum

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March 31, 2015
Joe Duck Lum, 87, of Honolulu, a chauffeur, died at Liliha Health Care. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by Douglas P.K., Dean and Darrel L.Y.T., daughter Joliann and brother George. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Patsy Kia Costales

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March 20, 2015
Patsy Kia Costales, 86, of Wahiawa, a homemaker, died at Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert B. and Darren L.; daughter Renee C. Urata; brothers Albert, Alwood, Dennis and Malcolm Kia; sisters Alberta Lample, Nanette Barton, Carolee Arecayos and Denise Romento; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Thursday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Mass: 9 a.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Nephi Nalei Napeahi

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March 22, 2015
Nephi Nalei “Uncle Nips” Napeahi, 71, of Kohala, Hawaii, formerly of Waimanalo, a file clerk at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and a Navy veteran, died in Kohala. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brother Nahale, stepbrother Moroni and sisters Neon Akui and Helen K. Napeahi. Services: 10 a.m. April 18 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kohala Ward. Scattering of ashes at a later date.

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Bonifacio Pinalapal Dalinoc Sr.

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March 18, 2015
Bonifacio Pinalapal “Pacio” Dalinoc Sr., 90, of Honolulu, a Kapiolani Coffee Shop custodian, died in Honolulu. He was born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Eduardo, Jessie, Bonifacio Jr., Reynaldo and Robert; daughters Cynthia Padua, Cathy Dumpit and Fely Lazaro; 19 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kalihi. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. April 11 at the church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Herbert T. Omon

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Feb. 27, 2015
Herbert T. Omon, 84, of Harbor City, Calif., died in California. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Amy S., daughter Teresa, son Darren, sister Helen, brother Oren and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Graham William Driscoll

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Feb. 17, 2015
Graham William Driscoll, also known as Graham Lee-Driscoll, 81, of Honolulu, a retired cinematographer, died in Honolulu. He was born in London. He is survived by a son, a daughter and brother Alan. Private services.

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Dorothy Louise O’Reilly

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March 23, 2015
Dorothy Louise O’Reilly, 72, of Honolulu, an accountant, died at the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by hanai daughter Wendy Kaleiwahea and sister Judith Kirkpatrick. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Leonora Bagat Espiritu

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April 1, 2015
Leonora Bagat Espiritu, 84, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Jessie, Joseph and Wilson; daughters Beth Collado and Herminia Urmatan; 23 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Emeline Nalani Maliu Paleka

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March 14, 2015
Emeline Nalani Maliu Paleka, 68, of Kalamaula, Molokai, a homemaker, died at Molokai General Hospital. She was born on Molokai. She is survived by husband James I. Sr.; sons James I. Jr., Duke L. and Nathan; daughter Paulie Jean A. Paleka-Ku; hanai son Kaohu; brothers Solomon K. Maliu and Billy Kaaihue; sisters Lorna K. Reyes, Vernette K. Maliu and Janice Pele; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kalaniana’ole Hall, Kalamaula. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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